Post-term pregnancy and induction of labour resources

booksThis page lists all the resources available from Dr Sara Wickham on the topics of post-term pregnancy and induction of labour. Sara is an author and research who wrote her PhD thesis (completed in 2008) and several editions of a bestselling book (available here) on post-term pregnancy and induction of labour.

Sara Wickham speaks all over the world on this topic from the perspective of wanting women and families to make the decisions that are right for them.

This page lists all of the resources on this topic that are available on this website. Sara also offers online courses and live events for midwives and other birth workers who would like to increase their knowledge in this area.

 

Research articles:

Does induction really reduce the likelihood of caesarean section?

 

Here’s my book on this topic:

Inducing Labour

 

Relevant blog posts and research updates:

Ten things I wish every woman knew about induction of labour

Ten things I wish every woman knew about induction of labour: the article

Fixed point due dates and wider windows (part 1)…

Fixed point due date or a wider window (part 2)…

Women’s LMP dates are just as accurate as scans…

Pregnancy length varies even more than we thought…

The madness of modern measurement

Birthillogics #1 – induction for advanced maternal age

Questioning induction of labour in older women (part 1)

Questioning induction of labour in older women – part 2

Can I have a natural placental birth after induction?

Induction, augmentation and autism…

Let’s be clear: labour onset is either spontaneous OR induced!

What is a stretch and sweep?

Women’s experiences of cervical ripening

Induction of labour: what do women think?

Further evidence that inducing labour in healthy women increases the chance of caesarean

How to cancel a labour induction?

Castor oil for labour induction

 

If you’d like to chat with me about the issues, then I often speak on this topic and I often talk about induction-related issues and research in my online courses. I’d love to see you there.
You might also like to subscribe to my free, monthly Birth Information Update to receive regular updates on new research and thinking on this and related topics.

 

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